Medicines and treatments

 

Early on, Hudson had noticable discharge from his eyes. We went to the vet and and got a general purpose antibiotic. This helped a bit but he still had the discharge and his eyes were a bit inflamed a week later.

$384 later, after the doctor took "samples" of his skin, it was determined he has xxx. We got a perscription of clindamycin (brand ClindaMed from Bimeda) oral drops liquid, equivalent to 25 mg per liter.

The perscription was 0.6cc twice a day for 7 days. We got 20 ml of the stuff (which means we got enough for 17 days) We basically continued it for 2 weeks.

 

This stuff is for wounds and infections and specifically

 

Probiotics

Kitty got the runs. When you give a lot of antibiotics to an animal (or person for that matter), you can disrupt the flora (bacteria) in the digestive system. Probiotics are intended to replace and support the proper intestinal flora.

The one from Purina, has a minimum of 1 X 108 CFU/g (Enterococcus faecium Microorganisms ...   100,000,000   100 million per gram... now let's look at the little packets: ahh, no indication of how much is in the packet, but the box of 30 packets says 30 grams.

pretty expensive it seems.

Will try Tummyworks, 2 billion per scoop, 160 scoopes, 10 different bacteria

 

Special diet food.

 

Need to research, from Royal Canin, the "recovery RS" food

 

 

 

 

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